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Nature in Focus

Photography by Jennie Stock

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Landscapes

Golden hours in Kruger

Landscape photography is often about the "Golden hours" just after sunrise and just before sunset. Taking photos at these times in Kruger was a bit of a challenge as this is also prime game watching time. I stayed back in... Continue Reading →

Birds and buffalo

Satara is a lovely camp - we all wished for more nights there. What should have been a post-lunch siesta time was spent stalking birds, like this lovely Mourning dove, in front of the rondavels (the round thatched huts typical... Continue Reading →

Mountains and mountain passes

There are plenty of mountains and mountain passes in the Western Cape. One of the more interesting passes is the Tradouw Pass, which crosses the Langeberg between Swellendam and Barrydale. Completed in 1873, it was built by convict labour under... Continue Reading →

More Montagu at sunrise

I think I broke a photography rule or two with this Montagu image - I was facing pretty much due north, looking straight toward the sun. But I love the way the reeds are backlit with the golden morning light... Continue Reading →

Montagu vineyards

Visiting family in South Africa in July gave me a great opportunity for capturing landscapes, sunrise in particular. As the country only has one time zone, sunrise in the Western Cape in winter is not too early, and I cheated... Continue Reading →

Dryandra Woodland Village

I thought I'd finish off my Dryandra posts with a few images taken in and around the wonderful Lions Dryandra Village- we've stayed here a few times and always been very impressed. The cottages were originally built to house the... Continue Reading →

Early morning on Rottnest

The first time I stayed over at Rottnest I was there to help with a bird banding project - banding almost always involves early starts. The first morning I rode past the beautiful scenery and shorebirds, wishing I had time... Continue Reading →

Denmark landscapes

One of our main reasons for visiting Denmark in January was to explore options for moving away from Perth some time in the future. Well, Denmark is very high on my list so far. Stunning scenery and a lovely variety... Continue Reading →

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